Technology companies continued to innovate through a tough economic environment in 2009. In this episode of The Big Question, we name the top five tech innovators of the year.

The Big Question is a joint production from ZDNet and TechRepublic that I co-host with ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan.

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Larry’s top five

  1. Google
  2. Cisco
  3. Microsoft
  4. Palm
  5. Oracle

Jason’s top five

  1. Google
  2. Apple
  4. Microsoft
  5. Palm